Kurdish fighters in northern Syria have served as a crucial American ally in the fight against the Islamic State. But American troops stepped aside this week as Turkey launched an offensive against the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.

President Trump has faced pressure even from Republicans as he’s defended his decision not to intervene against the Turkish incursion, which many see as abandoning an ally in the face of extreme danger. Kurdish forces have described the U.S. departure as “a stab in the back.”

“Some want us to send tens of thousands of soldiers to the area and start a new war all over again,”…



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